Oakland Raiders Set Season-High In First Half Rushing Yards

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Running Back Latavius Murray

At the end of the first half, the Oakland Raiders currently lead the Denver Broncos 20-10. The Silver and Black have been able to string together a multitude of big runs against a stout Broncos defense. The longest run of the evening thus far. Running back Latavius Murray gashed the Broncos defense for a 42-yard gain, and later resulting in Murray's second rushing touchdown of the night. Murray has led the way for the Raiders rushing-attack, totaling 76 yards on 11 carries for two touchdowns.

Altogether, the Raiders running-game has been quite effective, rushing for a total of 124 yards, which marks the team's most successful rushing total in a half this season. This marks the team's most successful rushing total at the end of a first half this season. Coming into the Sunday night clash, the Broncos defense has allowed 117.4 rushing yards per game against opposing teams, and a number of the Raiders have helped eclipse that total.

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